Sr Associate Clinical Supply Chain AFP

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 10-02-2017
Day to Day Responsibilities:     
Under general guidance of (Sr.) Manager GCSC, manage the following responsibilities:
Daily management of assigned LSP/TSP and active handling all issues and developments
Maintain detailed knowledge on LSP/TSP operations
Regular performance and business reviews with LSP/TSPs on current business, escalations, reporting and improvements Drive root cause analysis and performance analysis and risk assessment, develop action plans to improve or mitigate risk with departments involved.
Keep track of issues and input for BRM and audits
Drive implementation of new capabilities/ new process requirements and process improvements at assigned LSP/ TSP or on a global scale
Maintain knowledge of industry trends and developments in logistics including and provide expert advice for development of new process, approaches and strategies in the supply chain
Maintain excellent relationship with LSP/TSPs on facility and partner level, making sure Amgen’s interests are served to the maximum
Maintain and manage agreements with LSP/TSPs and actively review periodically
Escalate LSP/TSP audit findings if auditors have issues getting acceptable responses
Develop and maintain department SOPs and other controlled documents on LSP/TSP management
Seek structural improvements and cost saving opportunities in processes internally and with LSP/TSPs on global level. Execute on those under minimal guidance and report progress
Liaise with global counterparts, relevant departments and networks to ensure global alignment on LSP/TSP management
Own quality records related to LSP/ TSP activities – NC/ CAPA, change control
Manage other projects as assigned

Basic Qualification
Master's Degree & no Supply Chain experience OR Bachelor's Degree & 2 years of Supply Chain experience OR Associate's degree & 6 years of Supply Chain experience OR High school diploma/GED & 10 years of Supply Chain experience

Preferred qualifications:
Bachelor degree in logistics, business administration or life science and 5 years of experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry
Knowledge of clinical supply chain management
Experience in using ERP systems, i.e. SAP
Result focused and proven ability to deliver results
Independent self-starter, able to work autonomously, under pressure and in teams
Project Management
Experience managing suppliers and improving processes
Quick process understanding, insight and visualizing
Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
Problem solver with strong sense of responsibility

"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"
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